On the Money

Automation Nation
Andy Puzder, Fmr. CKE Restaurants CEO
Rapid changes in retail and restaurants is impacting job needs. Amazon is testing a convenience store, without cashiers or checkout lines. Restaurant chains are adding self-serve tablets and kiosks to take your order. While automation is bringing convenience, is it removing jobs? Until he withdrew, former CKE Restaurants CEO Andy Puzder was President Trump's choice for Labor Secretary. We ask him what automation could mean for the future workforce.

Home Safe Home
Zachary Watson, HoneyCo Homes CEO
Smart home technology can automate your home to save energy and money. But a new start-up is linking up smart home devices to monitor senior's activities. The result is helping older homeowners stay independent and safe in their own home. Nashville's HoneyCo Homes CEO Zachary Watson explains how it works and how the technology can be used in other scenarios.

Car Coverage
Tobie Stanger, Consumer Reports Senior Editor
What's driving your auto insurance rates up? Tobie Stanger of Consumer Reports has a buyer's guide on how to comparison shop for car insurance while carrying enough coverage.

Brewing Battle
Landon Dowdy, Reporter
Small, local micro brewers are grabbing a bigger share of the beer market. Major brewers including AB InBev and MillerCoors are tapping into the craft beer craze, buying up smaller competitors. Reporter Landon Dowdy takes us to DC Brau where five years after launching their craft brand, they're remaining independent while still growing.

NEXT WEEK: Is it time for a new credit card? If you're tempted by points, cash back or even zero percent interest, we can help you sort it out.

Guest Interviews

  • A robot delivers meals in a restaurant.

    As fast food employees push to increase the minimum wage, the former CEO of one chain tells CNBC that could be counterproductive.

  • Automation nation

    Until he withdrew, former CKE Restaurants CEO Andy Puzder was President Trump’s choice for Labor Secretary. We ask him what automation could mean for the future workforce.

  • Home safe home

    HoneyCo Homes CEO Zachary Watson explains how his company's products can be used to monitor older homeowners, and how the technology can be used in other scenarios.

  • Car coverage

    What’s driving your auto insurance rates up? Are you paying too much for collision damage for an old car? Are you underinsured for liability? Tobie Stanger of Consumer Reports has a buyer’s guide on how to comparison shop for car insurance while carrying enough coverage.

  • Brewing battle

    Major brewers including AB InBev and MillerCoors are tapping into the craft beer craze, buying up smaller competitors. Reporter Landon Dowdy takes us to DC Brau where five years after launching their craft brand, they’re remaining independent while still growing.

  • Community members protest the treatment of Dr. David Dao, who was forcibly removed from a United Airlines flight on Sunday by the Chicago Aviation Police, at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, April 11, 2017.

    An airline expert explains to CNBC's "On the Money" why fliers are pleased with the status quo.

  • Flight turbulence

    A new study found airline performance is at historic highs. But after the PR disaster and global backlash aimed at United Airlines after forcibly ejecting a passenger this week, how is the travel experience for passengers? Airline Weekly’s Seth Kaplan has the best and worst carriers in this year’s Airline Quality Rating.

  • Outdoor girl power

    Through gender-specific gear and events, REI is encouraging more women to take a hike. With Susan Viscon, REI Sr. VP of Merchandising.

  • Last minute tax tips

    Brent Lipschultz of PricewaterhouseCoopers has some suggestions taxpayers often miss or forget to include.

  • The Belichick way

    In a rare interview, New England Patriots football coach Bill Belichick shares with Suzy Welch his leadership tips and when he knew he could be a coach.

  • Tax fraud tactics

    Emma Fletcher of the Better Business Bureau says tax scams account for 25 percent of all fraud complaints they get, she has tips on avoiding the lasted schemes.

  • A real estate agent shows a home to a prospective buyer in Miami.

    CNBC's Diana Olick has the best time to list down to the best day of the week to put your home on the market.

  • Sylvia Acevedo, Interim CEO of Girl Scouts

    Amid challenges, the Girl Scouts CEO explains to CNBC the qualities it seeks to instill in its young members.

  • Scout's honor

    Today’s Girl Scouts are learning leadership and STEM skills, in addition to earning merit badges for traditional camping and craft skills. Girl Scout CEO Sylvia Acevedo tells us what’s next for the new generation.

  • Game of drones

    Founder and CEO of the Drone Racing League, Nicholas Horbaczweski. explains how the latest technology has evolved into the newest spectator sport.

  • Health care innovation

    Is there room for patient care innovation while the health care battle continues? Jonathan Bush, Athenahealth CEO and co-founder discusses.

  • Protesters demonstrate against President Donald Trump and his plans to end Obamacare outside the White House in Washington, March 23, 2017.

    "Huge shocks from the political system are always a distraction," athenahealth's Jonathan Bush told CNBC.

  • Smart sock

    The Owlet is a tiny wearable sock that tracks baby’s heart rate and oxygen level, sending the data to your smartphone app. But is it a reliable medical device or a tech gadget? With Kurt Workman, Owlet CEO.

  • Taxing mistakes

    WalletHub senior analyst Jill Gonzalez has simple tips to remember before you file your 2016 return.

  • The new retirement

    Reporter Jane Wells meets three retirees who found paying gigs that allow them to enjoy and finance their second act.

  • kids saving money

    Children pay for the poor financial practices of their parents, according to a new survey from T. Rowe Price.

  • Travelers check the Delta departures board at LaGuardia Airport , August 8, 2016.

    Millions of Americans are planning their spring vacations, so an expert explains to CNBC where the best value can be found.

  • Leaky apps

    Built by scammers, but made to look legitimate, some apps allow cybercriminals to steal your username, password and even credit card information. Security expert Brian Vecci explains how to spot them and what to do if you think you’ve downloaded one.

  • Spring travel deals

    Budget Travel’s Editor-in-Chief Robert Firpo-Cappiello has some destinations you may not have thought of. From unique cruises, to some national parks you haven’t yet explored, he has ideas for a spring break at a bargain rate.

  • Kids and money

    Personal Finance Expert Lynette Khalfani-Cox has advice for every age. Plus how to teach children to start to save now and get them to think about investing for the future.

  • Life after NFL

    NFL owner Stephen Ross has launched a program to help many of his Miami Dolphins gain business knowledge and experience while still playing football. Reporter Morgan Brennan meets the players working to plan their life after the game.

  • A 'bank-owned' sign sits outside a foreclosed home in the Mountain's Edge neighborhood of Las Vegas, Nevada, in 2010.

    With owners flipping property at a brisk pace, an expert explains to CNBC why inspections won't guarantee a clean bill of health.

  • Retirement seniors working small business

    Baby boomers are flocking to cities that offer affordable housing, great health care and strong job prospects.

  • On The Money flipping inspection

    Frank Lesh, of the American Society of Home Inspectors says some quick turnover homes have cosmetic fixes that could mask mechanical or structural issues.

  • On The Money NCAA Players

    Joe Nocera, Columnist/Author, Bloomberg View columnist, explains why he says college athletes should be paid.

  • On The Money best places to retire

    The Milken Institute’s Paul Irving has their new rankings of the top large and small cities to “age successfully.”

  • On The Money REAL MERMAID

    CNBC's Jane Wells talks to Linden Wolbert, who's turned her love of the ocean into a growing fortune by creating a mermaid-style fin for kids and adults.

  • USS Gerald R. Ford built by Huntington Ingalls.

    One of Trump's priorities is to expand the Navy. That likely means more jobs for shipbuilders after years of stagnation.

  • Casper literally is helping consumers sleep easier at night, the CEO and founder explains to "On the Money."

  • retail shopper

    Shopping expert Trae Bodge shares some of the best and worst deals for shoppers in March.

  • Distracted driving

    Car Infotainment systems and heads up display technology are supposed to lessen the distraction, but is it actually making it safe? AAA's Robert Sinclair, Jr., discusses.

  • Mattress in a box

    We ask Casper co-founder and CEO Philip Krim how they’re disrupting the sleep business and why they’re also making mattresses for dogs.

  • March shopping deals

    Consumer shopping expert Trae Bodge has scoured the categories and the calendar to find which sales can save you the most money, and how to find them.

  • Musician investor

    Seattle-native and Grammy-award winning saxophonist Kenny G has combined jazz and R&B in his successful recording and concert career. But he’s also been a successful investor.

  • Jon Stein, founder and CEO of Betterment

    Automated investing services have more than $60 billion in assets under management. Is one right for you?

  • Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett recently listed his vacation home for $11 million. If gets anything near what he's asking, he'll make a decent profit.

  • President Donald Trump delivers opening remarks during a meeting with (L-R) Wendell Weeks of Corning, Alex Gorsky of Johnson & Johnson, Michael Dell of Dell Technologies, Mario Longhi of US Steel, and other business leaders and administration staff in the Roosevelt Room at the White House, Jan. 23, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    The number of U.S. manufacturing jobs has been on a 30-year decline. Can that entrenched trend be reversed?

  • Made in USA

    We ask retail consultant Jan Kniffen and Drew Greenblatt, chair of National Association of Manufacturers, what industries are ready to add workers to the US economy.

  • Doctor in the house

    Heal is a two-year old app that can send a doctor to your door within an hour, between 8 AM and 8 PM, 365 days a year. We meet the husband and wife co-founders of the California startup that’s expanding to other states.

  • Robo-advisers

    More people are skipping the cost of a hiring a financial advisor and are placing their money with a robo-advisor. We ask Jon Stein, CEO and founder of technology-based advisory firm Betterment, how robos work and what are the risks.

  • The 'Oracle of Real Estate'

    In 1971, Warren Buffett bought a California beach house for $150K. Today, its back on the market with a $11M asking price. With a return like that, we ask the “Oracle of Omaha” for advice on property investment.

  • Garry Kasparov

    The Russian democracy activist explains to CNBC why dialogue with Russia is good, but questions whether there's a price to be paid.

  • Jen Widerstrom

    "Biggest Loser" trainer and author Jen Widerstrom said it's important to create a diet and fitness plan based on your personality.

  • Participants at a hacking conference.

    Cyber security expert Raj Goel says hacked email accounts are more valuable to thieves today than credit card numbers. He has tips on how to protect yourself from the latest online threat.

  • Cold warning

    Former world chess champion Garry Kasparov has been a critic and opponent of Russian President Vladimir Putin for more than a decade. We get his perspective on whether the Russian leader can be a friend, or a foe to the U.S.

  • Diet for personality

    Jen Widerstrom, fitness trainer from TV’s “The Biggest Loser” shares tips for self-reflection beyond the mirror. And how understanding whether you’re a “type A” or a “rebel” can help you create successful habits.

  • Dine-in theatre

    11 years ago, Hamid Hasemi founded the first iPic Theatre. Today, they’ve grown to 15 locations in 10 states with 21 more theatres planned. Will cinema dining replace the generic multiplex?

  • Making Oscar

    Standing just over a foot high, the “Oscar” has been presented to every Academy Award winner since 1929. But did you ever wonder where how the gleaming gold statuettes are made? Reporter Kate Rogers goes to the foundry where the movie awards are manufactured for the answers.

  • A man walks out of the Univista Insurance company office after shopping for a health plan under the Affordable Care Act, on December 15, 2015, in Miami.

    Former Aetna CEO Ron Williams weighs in on what changes could be ahead for the Affordable Care Act and consumers.

  • A cashier counts a customers money as she works the register inside a Home Depot in Somerville, Massachusetts.

    It's time to retire the idea of "retirement." Here's why your 50s and 60s might be a good time to revamp your career.

  • A close-up view of the Lego Star Wars death star at Hamleys Christmas toy photocall.

    "The Lego Batman Movie” took the top spot at the box office this week. Skip Kodak of Lego Americas shares what the toy company is building next.

  • On the Money

    What changes could be ahead if Obamacare is dismantled? And what could happen to your health care and insurance for your family? Former Aetna CEO Ronald Williams weighs in.

  • On the Money 2

    The “Lego Batman Movie” has the top spot at the box office. And the company’s revenue for the plastic brick sets is up 11% globally over last year. We ask Lego America's Skip Kodak what’s next for the world’s largest toy company.

  • On the Money 3

    Author and jobs expert Kerry Hannon has steps you can take now to plan for your next act. Plus some unusual, but real jobs that are perfect for a retiree.

  • On the Money 4

    Can the “in-gym” experience be duplicated virtually? CNBC reporter Diana Olick signs up for a class.

  • Nest egg retirement savings

    When your financial advisor tells you on how to invest your retirement savings, is he or she putting your best interest first?

  • The Match.com application is displayed in the Apple Inc. App Store on an iPhone.

    eHarmony still uses an extensive questionnaire with 150 questions to match single men and women for the long term.

  • Customers shop at the Jacques Torres Chocolate Heaven store in New York.

    The retail slump is taking a toll on the candy industry, but chocolate purveyor Jacques Torres explains to CNBC what helps keep him on top.

  • Search and match

    We ask new eHarmony CEO Grant Thornton if opposites attract and why he’s seeing a big increase this year in people looking for love.

  • On The Money Airport Infrastructure

    While the number of Americans flying keeps soaring, there hasn’t been a new major airport built since Denver opened 22 years ago. Instead, new terminals are being added to old airports, and airlines are picking up a big part of the tab. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports.

  • Retirement rules

    When your financial advisor advises you on how to invest your retirement savings, is he or she putting your best interest first? That’s the goal of the “fiduciary rule”, a new regulation scheduled to begin in April. But will it happen in the face of Trump's desire to delay implementation? Ken Bentson, SIFMA, and Cristina Martin Firvida, AARP, discuss

  • Money lessons

    In her new book, “Make Your Kid A Money Genius (Even If You’re Not), personal finance expert Beth Kobliner has tips on what to say and when.

  • Mr. Chocolate

    Chocolatier Jacques Torres shares which of his chocolate creations are most popular this romantic holiday. Will candy stores survive as more sales of chocolate and gifts move to online?

  • A home is offered for sale in the Bucktown neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois.

    The trend of buying a fixer-upper, making some repairs and "flipping" to a new buyer is making a return, an expert tells CNBC.

  • om Brady #12 of the New England Patriots celebrates with the Vince Lombardi Trophy after defeating the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 to win Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona.

    Costs suggest the Super Bowl is out of reach for many, but an expert explains to CNBC how to make the game on a tight budget.

  • Flipping is back

    We ask Ralph McLaughlin, Trulia Chief Economist what’s behind the surge in flipping, and how to balance the opportunity and the risk.

  • Getting to the Super Bowl

    Robert Tuchman, CAA Premium Experience, packages once-in-a-lifetime trips to the big game and has tips on how you can plan a future Super Bowl trip on a budget, as long as you’re willing to spend $5K.

  • Theresa Horner, CB&I Structural Welder.

    With Trump's infrastructure plans, the construction industry is hoping to build on the 1.6 million jobs it has added in six years.

  • Construction jobs

    Reporter Kate Rogers goes to the gulf coast of Louisiana and meets both a CEO looking to add to his workforce and a former stay-at-home mom, who after some training is now a welder.

  • Rising credit card rates

    We ask financial journalist Stacey Tisdale for some tips on navigating the higher cost of credit.

  • Farming without dirt

    Reporter Andrea Day steps into the year-round “farm” to see where your next salad may be coming from.

  • The north gate of SUNY Maritime College is shown in the Bronx borough of New York.

    Two education experts debate whether free college is really free to CNBC's "On the Money."

  • Healthy food in a supermarket

    The founder of a dietary company is on a mission to create an owner's manual for your body, and explains to CNBC how he intends to do it.

  • Tuition-free college

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan would pay the tuition cost for full-time students whose families earn less than $125K per year. Sounds great but critics say the plan gives no additional aid to the poorest students. Beth Akers, Manhattan Institute, and Sara Goldrick-Rab, Temple University, discuss.

  • After Dow 20K

    If you’re not in stocks now, should you get in or is it too late? Richard Bernstein, CEO of Richard Bernstein Advisors tells us if this is a time for caution or an opportunity for growth.

  • In this May 11, 2016 photo, University of Massachusetts Medical School student Dylan Perry, far right, demonstrates a nasal Naloxone for emergency treatment of opioid overdose to actor-patients coping with addiction during a simulation at the medical school in Worcester, Mass.

    Competition is expected to cut a product's price, but that hasn't been the case for naloxone.

  • DNA & diet

    Habit Founder Neil Grimmer launched the company after testing his own DNA. He explains how it works, how much it costs, and why nutrition is not “one size fits all.”

  • Food for football

    Plated, the subscription-based meal kit company has some easy to create recipes that go beyond chips and dip to make your Super Bowl party a big hit. With Elena Karp, Plated head chef and Culinary co-founder.

  • President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Two economy veterans explain to CNBC the impact Trump's policy changes will have on individual consumers.

  • Trump & your money

    Politico Chief Economic Correspondent Ben White and Sara Fagen, DDC Advocacy partner, weigh in on what could change first and what could have the biggest impact on your wallet under a Trump Administration.

  • Pedro Rojas holds a sign directing people to an insurance company where they can sign up for the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare

    Reporter Bertha Coombs looks at possible options to replace Obamacare and what they could mean for your health and money.

  • Taxing questions

    Tim Speiss of accounting firm EisnerAmper discusses how and when changes under President Trump could hit your paycheck.

  • Driving Detroit's growth

    Reporter Kate Rogers asks Motor City small business owners how policy changes in taxes, healthcare and regulations could help or hurt their companies.

  • A new IKEA store under construction in Florida. The furniture giant said Monday that after the three deaths of three children it is no longer selling its "Malm" series products.

    The furniture retail giant explains to CNBC its U.S. growth strategy.

  • A former top ranking Wall Street exec explains to CNBC the financial gaps women face compared to men.

  • 401(k) fallout

    Some 40% of workers have less than $10K in these accounts and not everyone has access to one. Economist Theresa Ghilarducci says she has a bipartisan, public-private solution.

  • Detroit auto show

    With new vehicles in high demand, Phil LeBeau shows us some of the latest models.

  • Assembling Ikea

    We ask IKEA US President Lars Petersson what’s next for the world’s largest furniture retailer.

  • Mobile travel agent

    Lola co-founder and CEO Paul English explains his new messaging/personal travel app works and if the cost is worth the time saved.

  • Closing the gap

    Sallie Krawcheck, Ellevest CEO & co-founder, explains why women don’t have to act like men to advance in the work place, and her take on the gender investing gap.

  • Home office

    The traditional 9am to 5pm job and long commutes are becoming a thing of the past, the CEO of Flexjobs explains to CNBC.

  • A trader wearing a Dow 20,000 hat works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Changes to retirement strategy should be made on the basis of fundamentals rather than Trumponomics, Wall Street veteran Jim Paulsen said.

  • Affordable fitness

    With new technology, big gyms say they’re now able to provide the custom workouts that only expensive boutique fitness studios have been able to offer. Using fitness trackers, they say private workouts including Pilates, Zumba and even kickboxing can be affordable. With CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • January bargains

    January is the best time of the year to buy items including flat screen TVs, fitness equipment and more. Retail expert Trae Bodge shares what you should look for and where you can find the best deals.

  • Couple with financial stress

    With the holidays over, and those bills coming due, how can you build a budget? While it sounds like a daunting task, personal finance expert Farnoosh Torabi has a step-by-step plan to get your finances under control.

  • Dow 20K, Trump & your retirement

    Should the Dow 20K milestone change what you’re doing with your retirement savings? We ask Wells Fargo Chief Investment Strategist, Jim Paulsen for tips on what you should do with a new President about to take office.

  • Working the border

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection is looking for more than 1,700 new federal agents. Reporter Kate Rogers goes to the Border Patrol Academy in New Mexico to see what new recruits will have to tackle from fitness tests and combat training, to off-road driving.

  • Work perks

    As more companies offer flexible work arrangements, more workers are getting the opportunity to shape their schedule. Does it help companies in recruiting, and could you get the perk at your job?

  • Making a pledge to improve your finances this year is easy. Keeping it is harder. Financial advisors tell you how to hit those targets.

  • Gluten Free

    Thrive Market, which sells non-perishable healthy foods at reasonable prices, will ship customer orders within two days to 85 percent of the country.

  • New Year in Tech

    Ahead of next week’s Consumer Electronics Show, there are new gadgets you may not have heard of, and didn’t know you can’t live without. Two top tech writers bring cool new electronic items, any or all could be the “next big thing” in 2017.

  • The new year means new resolutions. While many of us make goals to lose weight, it’s also important to get financially fit. It’s the perfect time to take steps to tackle debt, improve that credit score and save more. Personal finance expert Lynette Khalfani-Cox has tips on financial goals to make that you can stick with all year long.

  • Airport upgrade

    Severe weather has slammed parts of the country, forcing some travelers to spend more holiday time in airports than planned. But a new J.D. Power survey found satisfaction with U.S. airports is at an all-time high. Reporter Phil LeBeau has which airports came out on top, and which have the most miserable ratings.

  • Organic delivered

    Healthy foods can come at a steep price. But start-up Thrive Market says it can provide organic food at a reduced cost. For a $60 annual membership they say they can deliver a box of healthy foods within two days at 25% to 50% below retail prices. We ask Nick Green, Thrive Market co-founder how the numbers work.

  • Return policy

    An estimated 30% of online holiday sales are returned. We’ll give you tips on how to avoid the hassle and get the most value for that unwanted gift.

  • Mobile phone driving

    Drivers who use their phones are subject to a 'hangover effect,' the AAA explains to CNBC's "On the Money."

About On the Money

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